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Michal Fargo

Born 1984, Israel.
works and lives in Tel-Aviv Israel.
owns a European citizenship (Finland).


Graduate of the Bezalel academy of art and design Jerusalem;
B.A from the ceramic design department, expertise in ceramic Design and pottery


Adama ceramic studio [2013- present] 
Typical Local design studio [2012] 
Instructor of ceramic sculpting at the Binyamini center [2012]
Freelance mold maker [2011- present]
Instructor of ceramic sculpting at Matnas Ramot [2011- present]
Workshop manager at the Binyamini Foundation [2011- 2012]
Writer for Israeli design blog Redesign [2011- present]
Instructor of ceramic sculpting at the Philip Leon community center [2011]
Workshop assistant at the Bezalel Academy [2010-2011]
Teachers assistant at the Bezalel Academy [2009-2011]
Pottery instructor, Ein Yael active museum [2009]

Competitions, Awards & Scholarships:

BCA 2012, Biennale de la Céramique, 2ND place [2012]
Sidney Myer and the Shepparton Art Museum award for international artist [2012]
Winner of the Binyamini first studio scholarship [2011]
"The intelligent hand" competition by Designboom and Macef international - Two shortlist entries: Handy nut and Contemporary craft [2010]


Kapfenberg Ceramic Biennale, Austria [2013]
Aviero Ceramic Biennale, Portugal (catalog) [2013]
"Shift", group exhibition curated by Shlomit Bauman and Ravit Lazer at the Binyamini center, Tel Aviv [2013]
"Else", Solo exhibition at the Shepparton art museum Australia curated by Elise Routledge, winner of the Sidney Myer Award for international artist (catalog) [2012]
"Right here, right now" group exhibition with Four'n'Five Designgroup [2012]
BCA 2012 - Exhibition of contemporary ceramics- Belgium [2012]
"The Farm" gallery, Holon [2011]
Young Israeli designers exhibition, Tel Aviv [2011]
Bezalel graduate show [2011]
"Design space" gallery, Tel Aviv, "handle with care" [2010]

Upcomming exhibitions:
Duo exhibition at the Binyamini ceramic center [2014]


"eco style", Dopress Books, will be published in 2013
Designboom- "else" (graduation project).
Design break (Israel) - one on one interview.
Yanko design- "we p" unisex urinal.
Yanko design- handy nut.
Re-design (Israel) - handy nut.
Holon design museum online magazine- "else".
Interior design magazine, new york, October 2011 issue (print).


The Shepparton Art Museum's collection, Else project
The Materials Library Holon, else project
The Holon Design Museum collection, else project
The Marge Goldwater collection, else project

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